HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The psychological thriller “TO THE BONE” (ISBN: 0-9769688-3-5) by Mark Vann is based on an astonishing medical case history and offers readers a villain like no other in the annals of crime fiction. The strands of the plot are darkly and deftly intertwined like the DNA helix of the killer.

In addition, this groundbreaking novel brings to the forefront a subject that has always been considered taboo. It has become a source of growing controversy among thousands of individuals who have been forced to live secret and painful lives, as a consequence of society’s ideas about sex. These individuals are ostracized and forced to endure physical and emotional traumas that forever shape their lives

One of these individuals emerges from the darkness to take revenge in the electrifying thriller “TO THE BONE.” Vann explains, “While the rare genetic disorder served as an intriguing literary device to create a one-of-a-kind killer, I hope it also generates long overdue discussion on this very serious topic.”

In “TO THE BONE,” Detective Magdalene Peterson, who is assigned this case, is a woman whose insecurities call into question her own femininity, her ability to live up to the memory of her heroic father-and her resolve to catch a vicious killer.

To complicate matters, she must perform her duties in a homicide department that would prefer to see her rounding up a baker’s dozen rather than suspects, deal with a two-timing ex-boyfriend, and face the unknown with a cancer-stricken young woman.

“If you’re looking for a story to make the hair on the back of your neck stand up, this story will do just that I’m happy to recommend this book to any thriller fan who likes the unexpected,” says Anne K. Edwards, New Mystery Reader Magazine.

“To The Bone” is published by Cool Hand Publishing, a small publisher seeking to fill the void left by the large publishing houses. Their mission is to give thriller fans what they want and deserve for their dollars.

Mark Vann is a Connecticut native and a graduate of the University of Connecticut in English Literature. He has enjoyed writing for several years and is currently working on his second novel.

Title: To The Bone
ISBN: 0-9769886-3-5
5.5×8.5 softcover, 352 pages, $14.95
Author: Mark Vann
Publisher: Cool Hand Publishing
Book Cover by Cool Hand Publishing

More information: www.coolhandpublishing.com

News issued by: Cool Hand Publishing

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Original Story ID: (2251) :: 2006-11-1128-009

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